Tag: basketball

2014 Coldwell Banker Bracket of Affordability

The pinnacle of college basketball glory is finally here. Welcome to March Madness. Selection Sunday has come and gone and now we are left sharpening our pencils and doing more college homework than we actually did in college in order study up for the annual NCAA Tournament.

What do Matt Damon, Suzanne Somers, Don Imus and Dr. James Naismith Have in Common?

What do Matt Damon, Suzanne Somers, Don Imus and Dr. James Naismith have in common? Coldwell Banker!

Fort Myers: Home to the Ultimate Cinderella

OK America. It’s officially time to focus on Florida Gulf Coast University and their amazing, incredible and fun-filled rise in the NCAA Tournament. They have so many storylines. A former Wall Street hotshot turned coach who married a supermodel. Players no one wanted or knew about. A 22-year-old school with dorm rooms overlooking a beach. And, let’s face it, until this weekend the school had about as much public awareness as the migration patterns of pelicans.

2013 Coldwell Banker Bracket of Affordability

Let the madness begin. March Madness is here and brackets are being filled out across the country. This year the NCAA tournament is wide open as no school is a clear favorite. As you struggle with which 5 seed will lose to a 12, we wanted to share with your our annual Coldwell Banker Bracket of Affordability. Each year we will out the NCAA Tournament bracket using the median sales price of homes in the towns for each school that’s part of the tournament field.

Slideshow: The Best Home Basketball Courts

Home court advantage is a huge thing especially as we start getting down the wire with college basketball. Winning on the road is no easy task especially in conference play. Same goes for the NBA where every team wants to be able to play in front of their own fans, sleep in their own beds and have the comfort of a familiar court. To a basketball player, your home court is one of your favorite places to be. So why not have a basketball court for your home?

What Dad Really Wants For Father’s Day

My father used to play with my brother and me in the yard.  Mother would come out and say, “You’re tearing up the grass.”  “We’re not raising grass,” Dad would reply.  “We’re raising boys.”  ~Harmon Killebrew I couldn’t think of a better quote than the one above to illustrate how Father’s Day and the Value [...]

June 15 / 2012

Here’s to Driveways

When you look for a home chances are the driveway isn’t at the forefront of your mind. But I think when you look back at your childhood and even today you might be surprised to see just how many memories of home happen on the driveway. To test my theory I posted a question to my social circle on Facebook, Twitter and Google+ to share their favorite driveway memory. The response were entertaining to say the least.

April 17 / 2012